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    Hip-Hop Before Hip-Hop: A History

    Today, the post–hip-hop generation uses social media and digital technology to redefine protests, social justice and activism. Listen as Mark Anthony Neal discusses the DIY side of hip-hop, exploring how a digital generation amplified the deepest issues in America, elected President Obama and mobilized the largest, most passionate networks in history.

    Mark Neal
    Professor of Black Popular Culture, Duke University

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    Hip-Hop: Movement Beyond the Music

    What began at a house party in the Bronx has swelled into an international cultural movement influencing our music, fashion, advertising and collective identity. Forty years after the birth of hip-hop, industry voices gather around the mic to deconstruct how it impacts us all- whether you know it or not.



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